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Celebrating UK Black Footie Firsts throughout December

Updated: Jan 19, 2023

To mark the winter FIFA World Cup 2023, we'll be exploring some UK Black firsts in football throughout December.

Do you know who was...

  • The first Black Briton to play association football at international level

  • The first known Black women's footballer in Britain

  • The first Black Briton to play for the senior men's England national team

  • The first player of African-Caribbean descent to be signed to Rangers in 1917

Check out out any of our Bio Shorts articles on the individuals below to find out the answers and why not play our football themed quiz with your friends too!

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